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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2015 at 11:12 am | 260 comments | 32195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 16, 2016 at 11:44 am | 243 comments | 17334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Real Problem With Sarah Palin

I view Gov. Palin as having some inate capabilities that a succesful politician must have, and the potential to go from her...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 241 comments | 10962 Views

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Bigotry alive and well in CA

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Original post made by Marion on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by 1man + 1 woman, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:20 am | 239 comments | 10663 Views

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Federal judge rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Francisco today overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Equality north, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am | 231 comments | 13176 Views

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Former Palo Altans trade Silicon Valley lifestyle for better 'quality of life' elsewhere

Former Palo Altans have a spectrum of attitudes toward their city and Silicon Valley, which has burgeoned into a technological,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 23, 2018 at 10:29 am | 201 comments | 33194 Views

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Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 8795 Views

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Good News! California Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

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Original post made by Mike on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 161 comments | 7615 Views

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Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help.

Suddenly, without warning, we face losing our home, what the stability means to our future and financial stability, job and...

Original post made by Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help. on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 5, 2018 at 12:38 pm | 160 comments | 4882 Views

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Can anyone explain Prop 8 to me?

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Original post made by Ralph on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:38 am | 148 comments | 6139 Views

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California high-speed-rail project receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Unaffordable, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:42 am | 143 comments | 10494 Views

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Former state assemblyman wants to reform Prop. 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by TooFunny, on Mar 31, 2017 at 7:16 am | 141 comments | 8071 Views

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Eshoo launches survey on airplane noise

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by what plane noise?, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 136 comments | 11551 Views

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Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a Town Hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:21 am | 136 comments | 6424 Views

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Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:15 am | 132 comments | 26911 Views

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Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 13042 Views

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Ask the Economist

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:48 am | 129 comments | 5944 Views

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Obama picks Supreme Court Nominee..uh-oh...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/15/us/15judge.html “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by She said it several times, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 127 comments | 5456 Views

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SCOTUS: John Roberts (hearts) Barack Obama

The Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Puts a death knell in any sort of public option or Medicare-for-all plan anytime...

Original post made by Dorothy R on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:26 am | 125 comments | 4054 Views

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British professors approve plan to boycott Israeli academics, Israeli universities

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Original post made by Tally Ho on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Tally Ho, on Jun 4, 2007 at 9:36 pm | 124 comments | 6956 Views
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